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The After-Image: Frederick Douglass in Visual Culture (2016)
Book Chapter
Trodd, Z. (2016). The After-Image: Frederick Douglass in Visual Culture. In C. Bernier, & H. Durkin (Eds.), Visualising Slavery: Art Across the Black Diaspora, 129-152. Liverpool University Press

By the time of his death in 1895, Frederick Douglass had sat for approximately 160 different photographs. This makes him the most photographed American of the nineteenth century, rather than Abraham Lincoln, Walt Whitman or General Custer (all previo... Read More

Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American (2015)
Book
Stauffer, J., Trodd, Z., & Bernier, C. (2015). Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American. Liveright Publishing Corporation

Commemorating the bicentennial of Frederick Douglass’s birthday and featuring images discovered since its original publication in 2015, this “tour de force” (Library Journal, starred review) reintroduced Frederick Douglass to a twenty-first-century a... Read More